David Brooks: If Snowden Had Stayed In High School, He Would Love Big Brother

The “high school dropout” smear on Edward Snowden has been disgusting, but no one is more gruesomely self-worshiping and arrogant with the meme than David Brooks. According to Brooks, government schools run by the Department of Education are not extensions of the Federal Bureausaur in Washington DC (which, coincidentally, is the object of Brooks’ own lifetime mancrush). On the contrary, such tax-fed brainwashing centers are “mediating institutions.” The fact that Snowden dropped out is Read more […]